Sailor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Sailor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Oregon $77,240
New York $62,390
Maryland $62,280
Alaska $62,250
Hawaii $61,870
Washington $59,480
Delaware $56,840
Georgia $56,680
Massachusetts $49,450
Tennessee $49,150
Illinois $48,790
Indiana $48,640
New Jersey $48,060
Louisiana $47,110
Minnesota $46,640
West Virginia $46,490
Virginia $44,570
Pennsylvania $43,910
Alabama $42,220
Texas $40,950
Maine $39,760
California $39,730
Iowa $39,310
Connecticut $38,590
Missouri $38,480
Michigan $38,430
Ohio $38,380
North Carolina $38,300
Arkansas $38,200
Rhode Island $37,810
Mississippi $37,740
South Carolina $37,620
Florida $36,750
Kentucky $34,590
Wisconsin $29,160
Virgin Islands, U.S. $28,880
District of Columbia $23,920
Puerto Rico $23,020

How do sailor salaries compare to similar careers?

Sailors earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than avionics technicians but more than truck drivers.

Career Median Salary
Avionics technician salary $69K
Transit police officer salary $65K
Aircraft mechanic salary $65K
Flight attendant salary $62K
Rail transportation worker salary $61K
Sailor salary $47K
Remote sensing technician salary $49K
Ship loader salary $49K
Traffic technician salary $49K
Truck driver salary $48K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)